The Division of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking clinicians, clinical investigators, and investigators in basic mechanisms of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases for Instructor of Medicine (non-tenure earning), Assistant Professor of Medicine (tenure-earning and non-tenure earning), Associate Professor of Medicine (non-tenure earning, tenure-earning, and tenured) and Professor (non-tenure earning, tenure-earning, and tenured) positions. The Division is a top-ranked program with exceptional strengths in a broad array of clinical areas, including RA, SLE, vasculitis, scleroderma, osteoporosis and other diseases. The Division has excellent investigators in each of these areas as well as in outcomes research and in basic studies of immunology, autoimmunity and genetics. The Division is affiliated with the UAB Comprehensive Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Bone, and Autoimmunity Center, which draws together multidisciplinary teams. This provides an unusually rich environment for collaborations and development of shared resources. UAB has superb infrastructure for clinical and basic research and particularly strong programs in genetics, outcomes research and basic immunology. The Division is building on these strengths through expanded patient cohorts to foster clinical and translational research.
The Division is seeking to hire three types of positions:
1.Rheumatologists with a primary interest in clinical care who value an academic environment dedicated to improving the understanding and treatment of disease.
2. Clinical investigators with interests in understanding mechanisms of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases in humans and development of new treatments.
3. Investigators interested in fundamental mechanisms of arthritis and autoimmunity in humans and animal models.
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center and the state of Alabama's largest single employer, with an economic impact exceeding $7 billion annually on the state.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Open Tenure
MD, PhD, or similar doctoral degree. Physicians must be board certified or board eligible in Rheumatology and eligible for medical licensure in the State of Alabama.
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Internal Number: 5081
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.